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January 2022

Welcome to the very first edition of UW NEWS! Our monthly update of all the happenings going on at UW HQ.  

January is always a busy month for us as approx. 40% of engagements happen over the Christmas and New Year period.  If you are newly engaged, congratulations! We have lots of resources & inspiration to help you with your wedding planning.  

Each month we’re going to be sharing with you the latest ideas & inspiration on the blog and our supplier news! If there is anything specific, you’d like to be included just let me know. 

Photo Sonder Lust Photography. 
bride eating ice cream in heart shaped glasses and fur coat - fun winter wedding in Cambridge - city elopement - winter elopement - urban wedding ideas
city wedding photoshoot - unique bridal wear - alternative wedding wear - bridal jumpsuit - bride in suit
unique barn wedding - wedding grazing table - unique wedding food - wedding buffet - wedding dessert table - bride eating doughnuts
bride and groom with grey smoke bomb - urban wedding photography

ideas & Inspiration

This month we’ve celebrated the Top Alternative Wedding Blogs of 2021, shared a Fun Winter Wedding in Cambridge and talked all about Wedding Dessert Tables. Click on the links to find out more.

Photos Kirsty MacKenzie Photography, Floberry Photo and Sonder Lust Photography. 

If You're
Newly Engaged

Congratulations if you are Newly Engaged over the Christmas and New Year period. You may have already planned all of your wedding, or, you could be sitting there thinking “where on earth do I start?”. 

Don’t worry as we have your back! I’ve popped some useful links below including some useful blogs to get you started. You can also head to our Newly Engaged Hub on the website, or, dive into our Facebook chat room to ask a question! 

Photo – Floberry Photo with Bake to the Future. 
wedding menswear- alternative groomswear- music themed wedding- bake to the future- florence berry photography- prince inspired wedding look

Newly Engaged Resources

Photos – Goble Photography, Mark Horton Photography, Emma Ryan Photography  and Teddy Pig Photography 

Supplier News

Maisie Darling Bridal Boutique in Lutterworth have also got a new collection instore from Nicole Milano. This red stunner (pictured) definitely has the WOW factor. 

Congratulations to Ryley & Flynn for launching their new Velvet Raven Collection for cool & bad ass brides (pictured by Doodah Photography – black dress). 

The team at Buttercup Bus Vintage Campers have welcomed a new team member – James! He’s going to be working on new concepts – they’ve already launched a new ice cream service so watch this space. 

And if you are feeling creative Claire at CRZyBest has launched her new ‘Create in Copper Clay sets‘.  You can create jewellery, sculptures and more from copper. They make create presents or favours. You can buy them from £60 here


Photo Doodah Photography (Black Dress), Becky Wright Photography (Campervan) and the rest suppliers own.
celestial gothic wedding - moon wedding prop - black wedding dress - alternative wedding - edgy wedding
unique wedding photo booths - camper van photo booth - unique wedding campervan - camper van wedding - unique wedding - alternative wedding - unconventional wedding

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Photos – Shane Webber Photography, Nick Brightman Photography , Paylor Photography with Bexbrides and Gem Wright Photography 

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